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Shock Top Chocolate Wheat - Anheuser-Busch

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78
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232 Ratings
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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.35%
Wants: 9
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Dark Wheat Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: egrace84 on 11-09-2013)
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -11.8%

03-23-2014 11:45:21 | More by ummswimmin
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npala86

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

02-19-2014 18:25:11 | More by npala86
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MikeC144

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

04-09-2014 15:27:50 | More by MikeC144
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markallmon

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +17.6%

12-27-2013 23:49:53 | More by markallmon
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jonny1138

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -11.8%

06-21-2014 21:28:23 | More by jonny1138
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Joebraggot

Michigan

2/5  rDev -41.2%

12-04-2013 21:12:38 | More by Joebraggot
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BeerDreadz

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

02-17-2014 00:26:56 | More by BeerDreadz
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chip26

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

07-13-2014 13:23:08 | More by chip26
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

03-20-2014 10:45:58 | More by reitzbrewing
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JayEvans813

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

12-10-2013 23:09:37 | More by JayEvans813
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Jstewart6

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

01-12-2014 02:31:40 | More by Jstewart6
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Hugh37

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +17.6%

12-24-2013 20:01:57 | More by Hugh37
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rhinonau

Wyoming

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

12-20-2013 18:05:23 | More by rhinonau
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rwilde

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

04-10-2014 00:22:20 | More by rwilde
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.58/5  rDev +5.3%

This has to be one of the darkest colored beers that AB has ever produced it's a Chocolate Wheat aged on cocoa and vanilla beans with spices. Large tan head fine bubbles fades slowly, pretty impressive look to it. Aroma has subtle cocoa creamy vanilla notes nothing in the way of noticeable spice additions on the nose. Flavor has a milk chocolate creamy character hints of dark roasts bring a bit of balance, the vanilla seems to be there throughout each sip and doesn't really fade away. Super sweet for me a bit more dark roasts might round it out, it feels like a hybrid wheat/milk stout with all of the lactose induced sweetness. Mouthfeel is creamy smooth textured medium bodied ample even carbonation, overall I can't really complain and I haven't attempted mixing this with the standard Shock Top as the label of the six pack holder depicts making black and tans with the two.

01-26-2014 23:44:17 | More by WVbeergeek
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chinchill

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -11.8%

12 oz bottle served in a Belgian snifter.
Pours clear but very dark brown, with a beige head that a bit fizzy, leaves little lacing and has modest retention.

Has a surprisingly strong aroma, with dark roasted grains, chocolate syrup, toffee and vanilla plus a hint of butterscotch. More intersting than appealing.

The taste is medium strong, with a bit too much chocolate and vanilla and virtually no sign of the "Belgian style" promised. Mildly sweet yet still seems too sweet.

Feel: near medium body; medium-light carbonation.

O: more intense than expected from AnBev but has issues of balance.

01-11-2014 01:57:20 | More by chinchill
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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dsauter

Indiana

1.75/5  rDev -48.5%

12-29-2013 22:30:22 | More by dsauter
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cmwilliq

Missouri

2/5  rDev -41.2%

01-23-2014 03:31:01 | More by cmwilliq
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.8%

12-08-2013 01:51:04 | More by sgttibbs
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Brenden

Ohio

3.38/5  rDev -0.6%

This beer has about the look I expected, though the series tends to be a step up from some BMC offerings and a decent gateway to good beer. It's dark brown, a little light easing into the body. The thinnish, spritzy-seeming tan head is reasonably sized though a bit loosely constructed. Lacing is exclusively spotting somewhere in the range between minimal and little.
There's actually a bit of strength and substance to this beer. Chocolate syrup is strong in the nose with a not-too-grainy wheat backbone, a roasted barley note, and something like vanilla.
In the flavor, there's some tanginess that accompanies the cocoa, more a mix of syrup and powder, with a little less of the vanilla note found in the aroma. Wheat still makes a decently firm backbone.
The body can't quite seem to define itself. It feels a little thin with a definite spritz to it that isn't quite crispness. It feels clean, though, and overall it's neither good nor bad.

02-02-2014 21:10:52 | More by Brenden
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GRE680

Michigan

4/5  rDev +17.6%

12-07-2013 12:07:34 | More by GRE680
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-15-2014 00:53:13 | More by marmstrong1212
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

03-12-2014 01:16:21 | More by eb1993nj
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ZombieRes

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

12-06-2013 01:25:14 | More by ZombieRes
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Shock Top Chocolate Wheat from Anheuser-Busch
78 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.